August Raye Boutique

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been a curator of sorts. I’ve always loved finding the best of everything and putting them together in a way I saw fit. So when the idea of an online boutique came to me, I wanted it to be done my way.  I’m very particular about the way that I shop. I love supporting…
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Small Business Saturday

Nowadays, I’m not too much of a Black Friday shopper. I’m much more interested in supporting smaller, independent shops on Small Business Saturday.  Below are some of my favorite independent, small businesses by category. F A S H I O N Zelie for SheDopecietyFanm DjanmNakimuliGarcon CouturePremmeby Nadia AboulhosnTamara MalasSelkieShayneBum Cake VintageSecond SightElizabeth SuzannAdorned by ChiAnd ComfortFe Noel A C C…
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For the Love of Pearl (Accessories)

I’m not sure what it is about Valentine’s Day that reminds me of pearl accessories. Maybe it’s my association of demureness and femininity with the “holiday”. And when I think of the concept of self-love and self-appreciation, pearls always come to mind – likely because of their “treat yoself” feel. They also remind me of my mother; she always instilled…
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Last Minute Gifts for your Best Friend

I’ll admit it – I’m a last minute Christmas shopper. Try as I can on Black Friday, sometimes I just forget to scoop everything up (or, sometimes I feel like I didn’t get enough). So when ModCloth emailed me a couple of weeks ago, I checked out their website and found some really cute stuff I could grab for my…
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